eCrime Investigator

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Facebook is seeking Electronic Crime Investigators responsible for investigating and disrupting high impact abuse across Facebook and its subsidiaries. The candidate will have the opportunity to work side by side with security engineers and investigators with more than 5 years of experience in electronic crime investigations and open source intelligence gathering. This position will be located at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, California.


  • Conduct targeted research into criminal actors and groups who are impacting Facebook, its subsidiaries and related customers
  • Identify solutions to improve Facebook’s security controls and prevent fraud
  • Manage multiple investigations at once while effectively prioritizing time based on team priorities
  • Document all investigative research for consumption by other team members and management
  • Work very closely with the rest of the technical investigations staff and other teams within the company
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Intelligence Studies, Cybersecurity or related field
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: spam, phishing, malware, account takeover, fraudulent apps, and ads fraud
  • Experience using a variety of Internet research tools
  • Experience in relational databases and SQ
  • Time management and organizational experience
  • Experience participating in the cyber security community
  • Experience in network security and basic cryptography
  • Experience in using and writing scripts in Bash, Perl, or Python
  • Experience in UNIX based operating systems
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